Intuition and the Creative Process

My day job is in the IT department at The Container Store. From the first day, they immerse you into their foundation principles – the guiding criteria by which the company determines how they do business and relate to their employees, vendors and customers. While all the principles are worth study, I want to focus on one in particular … [Read more…]

Red, Part 9

The penultimate episode, brought to you by Christine Brodersen…   *************************   “What is that?,” Ezra asked still clinging to the girl’s shoulders for safety.  The sound of crunching leaves and snapping twigs had been replaced by a rumble longer than any cold front produced.  They both felt the earth shake underneath them. “It’s a … [Read more…]

Red, Part 8

Aaron Kurz brings us the antipenultimate chapter in our story. Scot C Morgan next!   **********************   Billy’s eyes opened wide, he thrust his pelvis in the air and jerked his head against a pillow.  He screamed in a high pitch wail, “Reeeeeeeeeeeeeed! Re-reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed!  Red everywhere!  Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!  Reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeed!” Steps pounded against the wood floor outside.  … [Read more…]

Red, Part 7

Bethany Spotts adds the next chapter to the story!   ****************   “They are brothers,” Malik said turning to the child at his side. Abena stared out the kitchen window, her blue eyes focused on the line of clothes flapping in the wind. So like her mother, Malik thought. Like Tessia, Abena had a sprinter’s … [Read more…]

Red, Part 6

Chris Crawford provides today’s installment, staying with Asher and digging a little further into the world’s history. Check back for Bethany Spotts’ contribution next! ********************** The next time Asher saw Ezra, he was hiding in the edge of the woods, eyes pleading. Did you tell? Asher shook his head, and relief spread across Ezra’s face. … [Read more…]

Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

March 2, 2014 Enter your self-published book for achance to win national exposure— and so much more! Writer’s Digest is proud to present the 22nd Annual Self-Published Book Awards, the premier competition that shines a spotlight on the works of self-published authors. Have you ever felt like your work deserves more attention? This competition is the perfect … [Read more…]